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Exclude Folders And Files From Time Machine

June 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Whenever Time Machine backs up your data into the external hard drive, it defaults to saving copies of the entire contents of your Mac’s hard drive on the target disk drive. That’s okay if you are just working with a small amount of files. However, as your internal disk drive fills up, each backup will take more and more space. You can actually specify which files you want to back up. Or rather, the more correct term would be you can identify which files and folders you want excluded from ...Hier Weiterlesen

Restoring Files and Folders From Time Machine

June 7, 2012 // 0 Comments

Named after H.G. Wells’ famous novel, Time Machine will allow you to turn back the clock and restore any files and folders of even your entire system to the way it was on a specific date. Here are the steps to restoring your data using Time Machine: 1. Make sure the backup disk that you use for Time Machine is connected via WireFire, USB or Thunderbolt. 2. Enter your username and password if you are prompted to do so. 3. Launch Time Machine and select Enter Time Machine. The restore interface ...Hier Weiterlesen

Time Machine 101 – Mac OS X Time Machine

June 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

  Most of us consider backing up data as one of the most annoying things about owning a computer. Not only does it take time, but you have to be careful that the files don’t get jumbled up, that the latest version gets saved, or that northing gets lost in the process. It’s such as headache that most backup their computer data once in a blue moon. The Mac OS X Time Machine makes things so much easier. One of the best things about Apple is that makes the user experience so much nicer and ...Hier Weiterlesen

Problems with Time Machine

November 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Since over a year I’m a Time Machine user – set it and forget it is the slogan Apple uses for their Time Machine in combination with the Time Capsule and YES, that’s right – I have set it up once and then forgot it. Therefore, yes, Time Machine is something I highly recommend – at least if you have something on your computer which is important to you. Whenever I have deleted a file or photo I need I just connect to my Time Capsule and go back in time to restore the ...Hier Weiterlesen